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College Republicans of OU hosts luncheon with Peter Lucido

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor January 24, 2024

On Jan. 18, the College Republicans of Oakland University hosted a luncheon with special guest Peter J. Lucido, the Prosecutor of Macomb County. While at the luncheon, students asked questions and had...

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Santos expelled after scathing ethics committee report and criminal indictments

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter December 13, 2023

In the sixth-ever case of a congressperson being expelled, Republican Congressman George Santos was expelled from Congress after a House Ethics Committee report found evidence of Santos breaking several...

Five GOP candidates fiercely took to the podium to make their mark in the last debate before the Aug. 2 primary.

GOP gubernatorial debate takes place at OU

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief July 21, 2022

Political commentator Tudor Dixon, real estate broker Ryan Kelly, businessman Kevin Rinke, chiropractor Garrett Soldano and pastor Ralph Rebandt exchanged views on water quality, gun control, abortion,...

Professional procrastinator: the filibuster, could be eliminated

Autumn Page, Marketing Director April 14, 2021

After many years of enjoying various government members telling stories on the Senate floor, the rules might change — which makes me very sad. If you’re unaware of the beautiful thing that is a...

Politics of the rural poor

Amy Swanson, Staff Reporter November 9, 2016

So many residents of the rural poor seem to vote against their best interests, according to Philip Lewin. Lewin, assistant professor of sociology at Florida Atlantic University, gave his lecture titled...

Bobby Schostak from GOP to BOT

By Alexus Bomar December 15, 2015

The Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) has made many changes during the fall semester of the 2015-16 school year. With a new chief operating officer position being filled by former BOT member Scott...

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